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Sporting, Athletics, &c. feited if, in the opinion of the Committee, it proves frivolous. 8. Entries for Nos. 2 and 3 to be made with the Secretary on or before 31st December ; any entries after that date, 10s extra. 9. District : Old Rakaia Road Board district, along Thompson’s Track to Spread Eagle, and north of Boyer’s Station. ATHLETIC EVENTS. Open to the County. Ist prize 2nd No. £ s. £s. 1. 100 Yards Men’s Race... 2 o—l 0 2. Hop, Step, and Jump ... 1 o—o 10 3. 200 Yards Men’s Race ... 2 o—l 0 4. Putting Stone (161bs) ... 1 o—o 10 5. Dancing Highland Fling 2 o—l 0 6. Quarter Mile Flat Race.. 3 o—l 10 7. Vaulting with Pole ... 1 o—o 10 8. Running High Jump ... 1 10—0 15 9. Tossing Caber ... ... 1 o—o 10 10. One Mile Flat Race ... 3 o—l 10 11. Throwing the Hammer (161bs) 1 o—o 10 12. Irish Jig 2 o—l 0 13. Quarter Mile Hurdleßace 3 o—l 10 14. Standing High Jump ... 1 o—o 10 15. District Handicap, 220 Yards Cup—l 10 16. Three-legged Race ... 1 o—o 10 17. Sack Race 0 10—0 5 RULES. 1. Entrance money, 7£ per cent, on amount of first prize. 2. Three to start or no race. 3. In all events the decision of the Committee to be final. 4. Entries to be made on the ground, G. HEMINGWAY, 365 d Hon. Secretary. RAND CALEDONIAN AND ATHLETIO GATHERING, To take place at LANCASTER PARK, CHRISTCHURCH, ON MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 1882. Committee— J. Anderson, jun., James Campbell, C. C. Corfe, P. Cunningham, F. W. Hales, F. Hunt, A. R. Kirk, Major Lean, W. R. Mitchell, A. M. Olliver, Struan Robertson, F. N. Robinson, A. Cracroft Wilson, E. C. J. Stevens, Dr Mcßean Stewart, R. Sutherland, H. A. Watt, F. Wilding, J. Wilkin. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. cap 9. Throwing the Hammer (161bs), Mr Sutherland’s Cup, value ...5510 10. Highland Fling (in costume) ... 5 0 2 0 11. Reel of Tulloch

(in costume) ... 5 0 2 0 12. International Tug of War ... ... 5 0 13. Wrestling, Border style ... ... 5 0 2 0 14 Putting the Stone (161bs) 3 0 10 15. Pipe Music (Pibrochs and Marches) OK Whisky Trophy, Cup given by Messrs R. Wilkin & Co., value ... ... 4 4 2 0 16. Tossing the Caber 3 0 10 17. Pipe Music (Reels Strathspeys) O K Whisky Trophy, Cup given by Messrs R. Wilkin and Co., value... 5 3 2 0 18. Sword Dance, or Ghillie Callum ; open to residents in Canterbury only. First prize £2, and O. K. Whisky Trophy, Cup given by Messrsß. Wilkin and Co., value £5 5s 7 5 2 0 19. Irish Jig ... 3 0 1 0 20. Best Dressed Highlander ... 5 0 21. One Mile Bycicle Handicap... 5 0 2 0 1 0 22. Five Mile Bycicle Handicap... 5 0 2 0 1 0 23. Band Competition 12 0 8 0 5 0 The sports will commence at 11 a.m. sharp. The order of the various events will be published in the Returning Card on SATURDAY, the 31st instant. The Rules of the Canterbury Atheistic Club will be obsrved so far as applicable to the Programme. The Committe reserve right of postponing the gathering in case of wet weather. In the event of such postponement no claim for expenses incurred by intending competitors will be recognised, and no entrance fee will be returned. The Tug of War Prize will be competed for by teams of ten men, representing different nationalities, chosen on the ground. No Second Prize will be given for any event for which less than three compete, ror any Third Prize where less than four compete. The entrance fee to the Band Competition will be ss, to every other event 2s 6d. All entries must be made in writing to the Hon. Secretary, Mr J, A. Oaygill, Lewis and Gould’s Buildings, or Box 25, P. 0., Christchurch, on or before THURSDAY, the 29th December, by 5 o’clock p.m. No entry will be received without the entrance fee, and colors must be declared at the same time. The Committee reserve to themselves the right of taking post entries for any event except the Handicaps, and of making any alteration in the Programme or Rules they may deem desirable. Admission to the ground—One Shilling. ONES. — Wanted Known, that Mr Mayo, is a Cash Purchaser of Bomi-s in any quantity, at £3 par ton. Address, F. Ma y o, Hampstead Bone •MillH. g 834 c

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 520, 28 December 1881

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